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01/24/15 Theme Show, Winter Wonderland
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
03-Jan-2015 - 31-Jan-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Winter Wonderland Drop off January 3rd Pick up January 31st Reception January 24th 2-4 It’s still early in the season, so we should all still be able to appreciate winter’s beauty. Of course, if it hits early and hard, that will only add to the challenge and the wonder of portraying winter’s beauty. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
02/21/15, Theme Show ,Monochromatic
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
31-Jan-2015 - 28-Feb-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Monochromatic Drop off January 31st Pick up February 28th Reception February 21st 2-4 Pick a color, any color, or perhaps a non-color. Your challenge is to create a complete work of art using only one color, or black, and it’s various shades. See how color dictates mood and can make a strong statement. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
03/21/15, Theme Show, The children's Room
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
28-Feb-2015 - 28-Mar-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
The Children’s Room Drop off February 28th Pick up March 28th Reception March 21st 2-4 Here your challenge is create something appealing to a child, or to the child within. Think of adorning the walls in children’s bedrooms, daycares, libraries, playrooms, etc. Have fun and play with this one! Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
04/18/15,Theme Show, Drips & Splashes
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
28-Mar-2015 - 02-May-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Drips and Splashes Drop off March 28th Pick up May 2nd Reception April 18th 2-4 April showers bring more than just May flowers. Their drips and splashes create wonderful patterns, textures, and energy. Your challenge is to capture these then dry it out and hang it on the wall. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
05/23/15, Theme Show, The Path I Found
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
02-May-2015 - 30-May-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
The Path I Found Drop off May 2nd Pick up May 30th Reception May 23rd 2-4 This challenge conjures up many images and ideas. Does it allude to your life’s direction, evidence of frequent animal passage, or a path you physically walked down? It’s your challenge, your choice. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
06/20/15, Theme Show, The Eye of the Beholder – co
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
30-May-2015 - 27-Jun-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
The Eye of the Beholder – collaboration of photographer, camera, painter Drop off May 30th Pick up June 27th Reception June 20th 2-4 Here the challenge is multi-level. It begins with pairing a photographer and a painter. The photographer captures an image. The painter uses this image as reference for a painted interpretation of what the photographer saw. Both works will be hung together. This is bound to elicit much conversation and visual excitement. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
07/16/15, Theme Show, Coastal New England
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
27-Jun-2015 - 01-Aug-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Coastal New England Drop 0ff June 27th Pick up August 1st Reception July 16th 4 -6 New England’s rugged coast has been a destination attracting multitudes for hundreds of years. Beauty and intrigue abound whether it be in the weathered face of a fisherman, the sunburnt noses of children building sandcastles, rough surf, or restful beaches. The challenge here will be deciding which of the countless scenes you wish to capture. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
08/20/15, Theme Show, Local Farmers Markets
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
01-Aug-2015 - 29-Aug-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Local Farmers Markets Drop off August 1st Pick up August 29th Reception August 20th 4- 6 Farmers markets are thriving here on the seacoast. The rich colors and textures of produce, baked goods, crafts, and yes, certainly the people themselves, offer a visual smorgasbord. Pick a subject. Watch it grow. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
09/17/15,Theme Show, Stormy Weather
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
29-Aug-2015 - 26-Sep-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Stormy Weather Drop off August 29th Pick up September 26th Reception September 17th 4-6 Storm signals are up. Mother nature can be quite moody this time of year. Hurricane season hits down south and often those named storms wind their way up the coast to New England. Capturing the essence of a storm is indeed a challenge, but the results are very powerful. I dare you. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
10/17/15, Theme Show, Foreign Places
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
26-Sep-2015 - 07-Nov-2015
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Foreign Places Drop off September 26th Pick up November 7th Reception October 17th 2-4 “Fly the ocean in a silver plane, see the jungle when it’s wet with rain….” Where did summer vacation take you? Bring a memory of that place to the walls so that we may all travel the world of color and cultures. Theme shows are open to members and non-members alike. All work must be framed in a professional manner complete with a wire hanger, sized at 16”x20” or less including frame, and properly labeled on the back with artist, title, medium, and price. For a more consistent appearance on the wall, we recommend frames of brown, black, gold, or silver. Fee for SAA members: $10.00 per piece up to two pieces Non-members: $20.00 per piece up to two pieces *See Nov/Dec show for change in specs
11/28/15 Theme Show, Big Gifts Come in Small Packa
SAA Gallery 225 Water St. Exeter, NH 03833
07-Nov-2015 - 02-Jan-2016
Mary Jane Solomon
603-778-3910
lostmarbles01@yahoo.com
Big Gifts Come in Small Packages Drop off November 7th Pick up January 2nd Reception November 28th 2-4 The challenge here is to keep your work small and priced under $100. What could be a better gift than art? It’s produced locally, has zero calories, zero fat, zero carbs, is gluten free, and the only nuts involved are perhaps the artists who create it. Pieces may be of any subject, but must be 11”x14” or smaller, including frame and priced $100 or less. Three very small works, 5’x7” or less including frame, may be bundled together as one submission. Fee for members is $10.00 per piece up to three pieces and non-members $20.00 per piece up to three pieces. This is for two months and sold items may be replaced at no additional cost.